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Intel appoints VMware's Pat Gelsinger to replace Bob Swan as CEO


Intel has announced that VMWare CEO Pat Gelsinger will lead the company once current CEO Bob Swan steps down in February.

The chipmaker has appointed 40-year technology industry leader Gelsinger as the company's new chief executive officer and he will also be joining its board of directors upon assuming the role.

The move makes a great deal of sense on Intel's part as Gelsinger started his career at the company where he worked for 30 years before taking on the role of president and COO at EMC and becoming VMware's CEO back in 2012.

Independent chairman of the Intel board Omar Ishrak praised the company's new CEO in a press release and explained how Geslinger will be able ...


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